POKHARA, Jan 20: Chief of Province No 4 Baburam Kunwar was welcomed in Pokhara today. Kunwar arrived in Pokhara today after taking oath of office and secrecy by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday.
DHANKUTA, Jan 20: Following its inconclusive discussion with residents of Dhankuta, and political parties, the local administration office has continued with its prohibitory order on Saturday. The local administration has decided that as long as the protest form doesn’t change, the district will reel under prohibitory order, Prem Prakash Upreti, chief district officer said.
LAHAN, Jan 20: The Madesh Movement crossed a decade on Friday. The Madhes-based parties have been marking this day as Martrys' Day since the last 11 years. During the movement which broke out in 2007 demanding rights and fair treatment for the Madhesi people, Ramesh Mahato lost his life while fighting for the cause to become the first martyr of the movement.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Top leaders of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have expedited negotiations on power-sharing in the new government and party unification, following UML Chairman K P Sharma Oli's return on Thursday from follow-up treatment in Thailand.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed governors of all seven provinces amid a special function at Shital Niwas, the official residence of the head of state.